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((sherry swensk)) >> plus... it's going to be really windy out there .. i'm tracking the latest on the advisory. ((demetria obilor)) >> and... i'm watching the roads ... as people make their way to work this friday morning. ((sherry swensk)) 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) ((kirsten joyce)) thanks for joining us on 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader. i'm kirsten joyce. news leader. i'm kirsten joyce. brian has the day off. ((sherry ss ((demetria obilor)) >> and i'm demetria obilor. you'll wanna hold onto your hats and your steering wheels today! ((kirsten joyce)) >> not only is it going to be cold, but it's also going to be very windy ... right sherry?? sherry, how's the weather?
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have bumped around to more than 20 mph so far this morning. ......... d around to more it will be a windy friday so grab a warm coat and a scarf to keep warm. ............. temps in the milder 40s because of the wind... but it feels cooler than that. should move out for sunny skies today. ........ a wind advisory across most of the mojave desert today. ................. demetria, how are the roads?
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back to you! ((kirsten joyce))
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bernardino that killed 14 people and injured nearly 2 dozen others. 8 news now reporter michael stevens is in studio this morning... with how the victims will be remembered. good morning, michael? ((michael stevens)) >> kirsten, demetria... a moment of silence will take place at 10:58 this morning --
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bank... a 14-mile bike ride will follow... representing one mile for each person killed one year ago today. the terror attack was carried out by a husband and wife team... who stormed inside a san bernardino county building. investigators said the assailants were inspired by the islamic state terror group. the shooting happened during a holiday luncheon. recently, the 9-1-1 calls were released... recently, the 9-1-1 calls were released... and you can hear the tense moments play out inside: ((dispatcher: 911, operator 7. caller: we have an actie mam, listen to me. take a deep breath. have you seen the person with the gun? caller: yeah they're there - they're dressed in black. and they have a gun. dispatcher: listen i know mam - we're on the way. ok, is he still shooting? ((gunshots can be heard)) caller: oh my god dispatcher: mam, listen to me. listen to me please - ok? the police are driving there)) ((michael stevens)) >> in this security video you can see the terror couple driving their black s-u-v away from the scene of their horrific
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to figure out who they are. you see the couple once more make a slow u-turn before leaving the scene. police ultimately tracked down the duo and killed them in a shootout. in an effort to remeber the victims... after the memorial bike ride... community members will also gather to remember those killed and wounded with speeches from religious leaders and law enforcement. kirsten? ((demetria obilor)) new this morning-- las vegas fire and rescue is mourning the loss of one of th firefighter has passed away ..and it has been ruled a line of duty death. we're still awaiting more details and will update you once we get them./// ((demetria obilor)) this morning, three people are recovering.. after they were hurt in a house fire in north las vegas this was near civic center and las vegas boulevard. no word yet on how the fire started yesterday, or the condition of the victims./// ((demetria obilor)) and north las vegas police are investigating after a motorcyclist was killed in a 3- car crash. this happened yesterday near
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crossing the street when the motorcyclist struck it .... the driver of the sedan swerved and hit another car. the motorcyclist was taken to the hospital where he later died. two others were injured but are expected to be okay. police are trying to determine whether speed or alcohol were factors in this crash./// ((kirsten joyce)) controversy... after a unlv professor posted on his public facebook account ... that he would turn undocumented students to ice. part time instructor george buch said there would be no safe spaces om many students were upset with the comments and held a rally yesterday ... however, not everyone agrees with them: (( ((astrid silva/dreamer: "for me i want to make sure fighting to make sure these types of incidents don't happen but at the same time that we are bringing awareness to this." )) ((jacob deaville/student: "we really have a situation where we need to start enforcing our laws it's as simple as that.")) ((kirsten joyce)) >> 8 news now tried speaking with buch after his class yesterday .. he only said he gave a statement to unlv's newspaper./// ((kirsten joyce))
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received some 114- million dollars in free publicity .. for hosting the final presidential debate. it was held at the thomas and mack this past october. more than 70-million people tuned in to watch the event.. unlv also says its seen a boost in student recruitment thanks to the nationwide exposure./// ((kirsten joyce)) still to come on 8 news now good day-- the creators of jersey boys are singing the blues.. why they could be forced to pay millions to the widow of a band member. plus.. schools all over town doing great work.. how yca programs.. in today's what's cool at school./// ((you're watching the valley's news leader... with brian loftus, kirsten
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(( oh what a night do do do do oh what a night )) ((sherry swensk))
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probably are.. a las vegas jury just ruled they will have to pay up after losing a copyright infringement lawsuit. jersey boys was based on the band the four seasons.. the widow of one of the members says large portions were lifted from his un-published biography. no word yet on the damages amount ... but it could be in the millions. jersey boys recently ended after 8 years on the strip./// weather? ((sherry swensk))
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around this morning. hopefully your holiday decorations are anchored down and your sprinklers are turned off today. ......... it will be a windy friday so
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warm. ............. temps in the milder 40s because of the wind... but it feels cooler than that. some clouds around this morning, but those should move out for sunny skies today and highs in the low 50s. ........ the mojave desert today.... with cooler temps and then up to 60 by sunday. ................. thanks, sherry. now to demetria for a
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happen in the coming months-- something students and staff are not happy about: ((nats of protest)) ((kirsten joyce)) >> a protest was held last it's one of 9 elementary schools recommended by the nevada department of education .. to become part of a new "achievement school district." it's one way the state is trying to combat under- performing schools. as many as 6 of the recommendations could become charter schools next year-- but teachers say it's not the way to go about improving grades: (( shana baker//literary specialist, bailey middle school bailey is an underperforming school right now, but we have gone through turnaround, on our third year, and we have been improving those three years. our test scores are coming up,
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is better. so we've been making fantastic leaps and bounds and we want to continue to grow and we want time to show that we've been doing more and more improvement. )) ((kirsten joyce)) >> after the schools are chosen, they'll be matched with new leaders who will work with parents and students ... to create a new vision for the school. the whole process should be complete by the start of next school year ./// ((demetria obilor)) and construction is ramping up along summerlin parkway... >> the routes that ar where you can expect delays... it's now time for today's facebook contest. register to win on our facebook page. good luck!///
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together! ((sherry swensk)) >> plus .. taking a career day outdoors, and the mighty miners....all in brian's "what's cool at school" recap! ((brian loftus)) you can't always get what you want.
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argue that notion, as they recently took the stage at t-mobile arena, performing with the rolling stones! bailey stephens sophomore "initially, i was like this is going to be a big place, and you get on stage, and and it's a huge place!" ((brian loftus)) the choir prepared to an exhaustive level, to ensure they could hold their own.... kim barclay ritzer director or choral activities "as soon as we got out there i looked across and my colleague and then mick jagger was kind of like right in the middle, and i was li real." heather drusedum sophomore "it was crazy - i was so excited, and i wanted to back on and do it again!" ((brian loftus)) kids need to learn about electrical safety. so why not roast hot dogs and marshmallows to teach that important point.... trey young-winfrey 2nd grade "they touched it and it like burnt, or got cooked, and i feel like eating it."
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elementary's outdoor career day, demonstrated what they do....in this case a sign and lighting service tech.....taking a crane sky-high josh villegas yesco service tech. "their faces just light up, i mean, they instantly just go....oh my god....i'd be so scared." ((brian loftus)) young students get a glimpse of bright futures.... savannah lunkwitz kindergarten savannah: "be a paleontologist." brian: "wow, a paleontologist....why do you want to be a paleontologist?" savannah: "cause i like dinosaurs, and i want to figure out what the dinosaur bones are, and how dirty they are." ((brian loftus)) and engineering of mining....from fourth-graders! they are mighty miners, and at mccaw elementary, these student leaders give tours of a simulated mine on campus riley born mighty miner "i love telling people about the modern day history, and the back-in-the-day history, and it's so much fun!" ((brian loftus)) mighty miners present to 50 schools every year, delivering a hands-on field trip experience
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the gold in the country, and seems students are hoping most of it is in this room....as they sift through polished rocks and fools gold, panning for the real thing.... ((brian loftus)) mighty miners develop leadership skills and confidence, that will serve them well throughout life hunter anderson mighty miner "it helps me because i'm actually really, really, shy - and it helps me so i can be able to talk to more people, and stuff like that." ((brian loftus)) ((kirsten joyce)) the polls are open to vote for these programs... ((sherry swensk)) >> the winner will receive 250 bucks for their program. ((sherry swensk)) vote online at las vegas now dot com ... click on "sections".. and cool at school will be under the "community" tab. ((kirsten joyce)) >> there .. you can also sumbit a program.. or send us an email... cool at school at las vegas now dot com. demetria, what's driving people crazy? demetria obilor starting sunday, crews will start doing more work on summerlin parkway.
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start on summerlin parkway between buffalo and rampart through july 2017. on monday at 9pm, the hov flyover bridge from northbound us 95 to westbound summerlin parkway will be closed through the end of january. during this time, the northbound buffalo to westbound summerlin parkway loop ramp will be closed, as well. traffic will be detoured to vegas drive and rampart boulevard. all of this is necessary, the new westbound hov lane. expect night time lane restrictions on the rampart on and off ramps, so crews can work on traffic signals and ada improvements. the city encourages you to watch message boards to stay in the loop. what's driving you crazy? remember, you can write me at. traffic 8 at las vegas now dot com. back to you./// ((kirsten joyce))
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catwalk ... and they've got their wings we're talking to the victoria's secret angel who got to rock the 3- million dollar fantasy bra! and sunday is your last day to donate to the toy drive at towbin fiat. we've teamed up with the dealership to collect toys and gift cards for the casa foundation. we'll be right back on 8 news now good day./// ((sherry swensk))
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southern nevada this morning... which areas will have the strongest gusts with a wind advisory ... in your weather now forecast. ((demetria obilor problems for your commute.. i'm keeping an eye on the roads for you this morning. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and... today marks one year since the terror attack in san bernardino.. how the victims will be remembered. 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) ((kirsten joyce)) thanks for joining us on 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader. i'm kirsten joyce. brian has the day off. ((sherry swensk)) >> i'm sherry swensk.
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hectic out there this morning .. strong winds are going to be blowing your car around. ((sherry swensk)) that's right an advisory kicks in in about 30 minutes. sherry, how's the weather? ((sherry swensk)) have bumped around to more than 20 mph so far this morning. ......... it will be a windy friday so grab a warm coat and a scarf to keep warm. ............. temps in the milder 40s
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cooler than that. some clouds around this morning, but those should move out for sunny skies today. ........ a wind advisory across most of the mojave desert today. ................. demetria, how are the roads?
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>> today marks the one year
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14 people were killed and nearly two-dozen others were injured. ((sherry swensk)) >> the city of about 2-hundred and 16-thousand east of lon ((kirsten joyce)) >> 8 news now reporter michael stevens joins us in studio... with what's planned. good morning, michael? ((michael stevens)) >> kirsten, sherry... police will hold a 14-mile memorial bike ride that will end near the site of the shooting. a brief memorial service also will be held there. as you mentioned... it was one year ago today... two people... husband-and-wife assailants stormed in on a holiday luncheon for county health employees and killed 14-people... and wounded 22-others. you can hear the moments play
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as people inside the county building and dispatchers try to figure out what's taking place: ((caller: hi, there's people with machine guns with ar's - that are shooting up at my work. i work at inland regional center they opened the door and then just started shooting inside the room. dispatcher: ok, shooting inside which rooms? caller: shooting inside of the conference room in building 3. dispatcher: ok so they actually came inside building 3? caller: yes yes dispatcher: do you know if anyone has been shot? caller i don't know)) ((michael stevens)) driving their black s-u-v away from the scene of their horrific crime. police ultimately tracked down the duo and killed them in a shootout. according to cbs news the city of san bernardino has been grappling with a spike in homicides this year... and community members have worked hard to prevent a hate-filled backlash to the terror attack. ((michael stevens))
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victims' families have encouraged tolerance and muslims residents undertook a campaign to educate neighbors about islam. michael stevens, 8 news now./// ((demetria obilor)) thanks, michael. three separate trials could come out of the group of defendants charged in that 2014 armed confrontation on the bundy ranch. cliven bundy and other defendants lost a bid for individual trials. the 17 defendants will likely be split up into three separate ones... with the first one starting february sixth. that's when bundy and hiso along with two other co-defendants are set to be in court. the second trial would start in may... with a third starting in august./// ((kirsten joyce)) las vegas fire and rescue is now accepting applications for its "citizens fire academy". the program is designed to teach interested people about how fire and emergency services in their community is handled. the academy starts in february and lasts through may.. when those taking part are honored during a graduation ceremony... some even go on to become professional firefighters. applications can be submitted
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only 20 people will be accepted./// ((kirsten joyce)) more people killed... in the country's deadlist wildfire.. >> a look at the aftermath in tennessee... as people are finally allowed to return. plus.. donald trump announces his pick for a top position.. who he chose for defense secretary. we'll be right back on 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader.///
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sherry how's the
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((sherry swensk)) northerly winds are brisk and have bumped around to more than ......... it will be a windy friday so grab a warm coat and a scarf to keep warm. ............. temps in the milder 40s because of the wind... but it feels cooler than that.
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should move out for sunny skies today. ........ a wind advisory across most of the mojave desert today, but the las vegas valley is not included. ........... traveling through the desert will be windy today and up into utah. ................. back to you!/// during the iconic victoria's secret fashion show. it was filmed earlier this week in paris ... and you can watch it right here on channel 8 monday at 10 pm. joining us live this morning are models jasmine tookes and taylor hill who rocked the catwalk. good morning, angels! --filmed in paris for the first time --lady gaga and bruno mars performed --jasmine wore the 3- million dollar fantasy bra: over
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emeralds in 18-karat gold --over 10- thousand feathers used .. the largest wings worn to date at just over 7 and
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--nearly half a million
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demetria, how are the roads?
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((kirsten joyce)) president- elect donald trump announced a major pick.. good day .. the reason his choice for defense secretary could have a hard time getting the senate nomination. plus...
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president- elect trump adviser kellyanne conway about the heated exchange she was involved in between trump and clinton campaign strategists. we'll also ask her about the carrier deal and cabinet positions. and we visit the newest casino in las vegas. how it's betting on chinese tourists. the news is back in the morning. see you at seven.)) /// you're watching 8 news now good day. ((kirsten joyce))
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at trump tower in new york today as he continues to fill out his administration. ((demetria obilor)) >> he just announced plans to nominate retired marine defense secretary. in the past...mattis has said that responding to 'political islam' is a major security issue facing the country. he's expected to face a tough challenge in getting senate confirma tionsince he retired only three years ago...not seven...as the law requires. the president elect made the announced yesterday during his first victory rally in cincinnati, ohio. he also vowed to build a wall along the board of mexico, criticized the media, as well as hillary clinton.///
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gatlinburg, tennessee residents will be allowed to go back to their homes for a few hours. last night, authorities raised the death toll to 11 people.... dozens of others injured. roxana saberi has the latest on one of the deadliest wildfires in u.s. history. residents returning to gatlinburg, tennessee today will see their city's downtown mostly intact but hundreds of homes have burned to the ground (mike werner, gatlinburg, mayor of tennessee: you have trees down, power lines down, and some of them are still live. you've got propane tanks leaking. in the nearby mountains... the lapinksies already made it home. you case ....their cabin was spared. everything around us is burned, and the cabin, it stopped. their neighbor's was not. everything's gone. firefighters are still working to contain the flames spanning more than 17-thousand acres even after two days of rain. firefighter - ) this hillside is trying to light up again. that's why we're here. we're trying to prevent that from happening. the wildfire forced
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evacuate injured dozens and killed at least 11. to help families here recover country music star dolly parton - a native of the area - announced the "my people's fund." dolly : to recover, we want to make sure that the dollywood foundation provides $1000 a month to all those families that lost their homes in the fires until they get back up on their feet. authorities say the house to house search for survivors and victims will likely be completed today. roxana saberi, for cbs news, new york. ((sherry swensk)) the tennessee fire is the single deadliest u.s. wildfire since 2013, when 19 firefighters died near prescott, arizona. it also ranks as the largest civilian death toll in a wildfire since 15 people, including a firefighter, were killed in southern california's cedar fire in 2003. investigators are now saying that the fire may have been caused by 'human activity.'/// sherry, how's the weather today?
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northerly winds are brisk and than 20 mph so far this morning. ......... it will be a windy friday so grab a warm coat and a scarf to keep warm. ............. temps in the milder 40s because of the wind... but it feels cooler than that. some clouds around this morning, but those should move out for sunny skies today. ........
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with gusts to 40-plus mph and blowing dust and debris on the roads. ................. near 60 for sunday and then much colder next week. demetria, how are the roads?
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and the nation's unemployement rate was just announced-- it fell to a 9 year low of 4 point 6 percent. employers added 178- thousand jobs last month./// ((sherry swensk)) we want to give a big shout out to this week's morning mug winners. we have carol rose ... tracey simpson and armineh keshishian ((demetria obilor)) >> here we have james conn ... michelle billich and christina erwin ((kirsten joyce)) >> and finally mary barrere. week.. all you have to do is upload your photo under the contest tab on our 8 news now facebook page./// ((sherry swensk)) meanwhile- according to trip advisor... las vegas ranks number 2 on the list of top winter destinations. orlando beat us out for the number one spot.. cancun is number 3... fort lauderdale number 4... and at puerto vallarta rounds
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((kirsten joyce)) we didn't have a brighter moments last week due to the holiday.. ((sherry swensk)) >> so this week, we've got some moments from the past couple weeks. ((demetria obilor)) >> lets take a look back at some of the antics that made us laugh. ((kirsten joyce)) oh, michael. he is at zappos taking orders from all over the globe, michael. ((michael stevens)) that's right thep uggs...are those the ones that go to your knees? okay....and those are size four.....yea they put me to work here guys....please hold by the way ((brian loftus)) sherry you're always running around, you can make it so much easier... ((sherry swensk)) some people are just in go mode brian that's just the way they are.
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shows up for work.j you ready for this? here's how sherry runs into work. i'm here!!! i'm here! laughs ((sherry swensk)) do we need to share this with everybody at home? ((brian loftus)) 72 and sunny. ((sherry swensk)) channing tatum is answering our prayers and bringing us magic mike live at the hard rock. a few of us were really awaiting this. they're going to be holding open auditions for male dancers ((sherry swensk)) brian is calling right now to get a spot. ((brian loftus)) i'm with the paramei going to make it. ((sherry swensk)) i thought you were going to audition ((kirsten joyce)) i did too ((brian loftus)) let's all fight those visuals ladies. ((michael stevens)) you know what's funny usually before we take these live shots the producer tells me to standby or get ready...but this time she told me good luck. she saw minutes before i had to grab on to my photographer michael skating ((kirsten joyce)) demetria that was impressive did you expect any of that? ((demetria obilor)) you know what i did expect that
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his ice skating ability but he is a five time figure skating champion. his name is actually michael plaschanko he's actually related to the figure skating champion from russia. thanks for joining us. "c-b-s this morning" starts right now.///
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? good morning to our viewers in the west. it is friday, december 2nd, 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning.? president-elect donald trump basks in his election victory at a rally in ohio, while a war of words erupts between trump and clinton strategist at a public forum. a former nfl player is gunned down what looks like a road rage incident. witnesses describe the violent encounter that left a hometown hero dead in the street. plus only on "cbs this morning," members of the rockefeller family give their first television interviews about their falling out with exxonmobil.

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